3 Hercules Chemical Company


Hercules Chemical Company

Infobox_Company
company_name = Hercules Chemical Company
company_type = Private
foundation = 1912
location = Passaic, New Jersey, USA
industry = Manufacturing
Hercules Chemical Company Inc. is a manufacturing company located in Passaic, New Jersey, United States. The company manufactures a variety of plumbing products targeted toward plumbing professionals.

History

In 1915 the company was founded by Sam Wander in New York City.

In 1994 the company moved its offices to Passaic, New Jersey.

In 1995 the company became an Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) company.

In 1999 purchased Cloroben Chemical Company, a manufacturer of drain cleaning products and consolidated manufacturing in Passaic. [http://www.supplyht.com/CDA/Articles/Industry_News/6ed4c54a3b278010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____]

In 2003 the company earned Certification. [http://www.pmengineer.com/Articles/Industry_News/556b4b73b8298010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____]

Innovation

In 2002 Hercules co-founded OateySCS, a supply chain organization used by plumbing wholesalers to order Hercules, Oatey, and other major brands of plumbing products from a single source. [http://www.supplyht.com/Articles/Column/f51568008d278010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____]

Products

*Sta Put® (1962) – Plumber’s putty used for leak-proof installation of sinks, drains and faucets
*Clobber (1963) – Sulfuric acid product used to unblock drains and waste lines by using heat to decompose organic matter
*Pro Poxy 20 (1983) – Two-part sticky-type epoxy compound used for emergency plumbing repairs
*Johni Ring (1988) – Anti bacterial and anti mold wax toilet rings
*Hercules For Hands (1995) – Anti-bacterial pre moistened hand towels
*Megaloc (1996) – Multi-purpose thread sealant used to prevent leaks in threaded pipe connections, Uses DuPont™ Kevlar® fibers for strength
*Sta Put® Ultra (2007) – Non staining plumber’s putty
*Cryo-tek (1990) – Non-toxic anti-freeze and corrosion inhibitor for hydronic heating systems

Bankruptcy

On August 22nd 2008 the company filed a voluntary petition for Chapter 11 reorganization. The filing was made for the sole purpose of facilitating a comprehensive resolution for over 7,000 asbestos lawsuits filed against the company. The company expected to continue operations without interruption during the reorganization process. [http://www.pmmag.com/CDA/Articles/Breaking_News/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000000406821]

References


#cite web
title =Hercules Chemical acquires Cloroben
url =http://www.supplyht.com/CDA/Articles/Industry_News/6ed4c54a3b278010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____
publisher =Supply House Times
date =1999-12-11

#cite web
title =Hercules Chemical Company, Inc. Achieves ISO 9001:2000 Certification
url =http://www.pmengineer.com/Articles/Industry_News/556b4b73b8298010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____
publisher =PM Engineer
date =2003-12-4

#cite web
last =Olsztynski
first =Jim
title =Olsztynski Editorial: A New Way Of Doing Business
url =http://www.supplyht.com/Articles/Column/f51568008d278010VgnVCM100000f932a8c0____
publisher =Supply House Times
date =2002-4-2

#cite web
last =
first =
title =Asbestos Claims Force Hercules Bankruptcy Filing
url =http://www.pmmag.com/CDA/Articles/Breaking_News/BNP_GUID_9-5-2006_A_10000000000000406821
publisher =Plumbing & Mechanical
date =2008-8-26

External links

* [http://www.herchem.com/ Hercules Chemical Company]


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